Nonstop on Wheels (NOW) Claims XFlow Is Lightest Mountain Bike Helmet… But It’s Almost Definitely Not

Founded in 2014, Nonstop on Wheels (NOW) is a fairly new brand in the mountain bike industry, but they’re quickly making a name for themselves by claiming at Interbike to have the lightest weight mountain bike helmet on the market. At 300±5g, the NOW XFlow is respectable when it comes to weight, but there are certainly other …

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Watch: 5 Shifting Problems You’ll Have, and How to Solve Them

Are you having problems with your shifting? Your rear derailleur isn’t playing ball and nothing but noise happens when you press your shifter? This is the video for you! From limit screws to cable tension, there are so many ways that your derailleur can mess up and result in imperfect shifting. Here are some of the …

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Mavic’s XA Pro Shorts Provide Superb Comfort in a Lightweight Package – A Review

Unless you only ride park, baggy shorts can start to feel pretty warm during 90-degree mid-summer rides. While you could easily strip down to the bare essentials and rock XC bibs, sometimes a pair of outer shorts is critical. Whether you feel self-conscious in lycra, you’re planning to sit down at a restaurant, or you’re going …

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Whistler’s Alpine Masterpiece: Lord of the Squirrels Trail

I’m crouched off the side of the Flank trail in Whistler, carefully moving individual sticks and leaves while scanning the ground. “Shit. Shhhhhhit! Shhhhhhiiiiiiiiiiiit!!!” I’m looking for two small, black aluminum pieces that make up part of Rocky Mountain’s Ride-9 adjustable suspension system. The bike was in the slackest position when I picked it up …

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Killing of Well-Known Mountain Biker near Monument, CO Under Investigation

On September 14th, Tim Watkins, a popular, longstanding member of the southern Colorado mountain bike community, set out to ride one of his hometown trails near the small town of Monument, just north of Colorado Springs. As the day wore on and he didn’t return, concern grew, and he was eventually reported missing. A search …

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